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The Watsons go to Birmingham : 1963

Author: Christopher Paul Curtis
Publisher: New York : Yearling Book, 2013, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : Exclusive teachers edView all editions and formats
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Enter the world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. There's Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, and brother Byron, who's thirteen and an "official juvenile delinquent." When Momma and Dad decide it's time for a visit to Grandma, Dad comes home with the amazing Ultra-Glide, and the Watsons set out on a trip like no other. They're heading South to Birmingham, Alabama, toward one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN: 9780385383356 0385383355
OCLC Number: 858784456
Notes: "Educators guide inside includes common core state standards correlations"--Cover.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1996
Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1996
Target Audience: Ages 9-12.
Description: 210 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Christopher Paul Curtis.

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Enter the world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. There's Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, and brother Byron, who's thirteen and an "official juvenile delinquent." When Momma and Dad decide it's time for a visit to Grandma, Dad comes home with the amazing Ultra-Glide, and the Watsons set out on a trip like no other. They're heading South to Birmingham, Alabama, toward one of the darkest moments in America's history.

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